Retinal hole And Its Treatment Options

The retina refers to the eye's inner lining, a part of the eye that contains light-sensitive tissues. Its major role is to help in vision generation by sending light signals to the brain. In some patients, the retinal tissue start thinning and breaking down overtime at certain locations. This retinal break is a tiny hole that usually develops in the peripheral part of the retina. In rare cases, the vitreous gel (gel present in the eyes) can cause a retinal tear formation when it detaches from its attachments on the retina.

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All You Need To Know About Dry Eye Syndrome

Our eyes need enough moisture on the surface to function smoothly, and this moisture is provided by the thin tear layer that envelopes our eyes. The lacrimal gland or tear gland located at the top of each eyeball consistently produces fluid that gets evenly spread across the eye surface every time we blink. However, if these glands fail to produce enough tear or the tear film doesn’t endure long enough, the eye surface becomes dry. It can result in itchy and irritable eye, a condition we all know as dry eyes.
What Causes Dry Eye Syndrome?

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Cataract Surgery: Everything You Need To Know

People who are above the age of 50 are more likely to hear from their doctor that they have developed an eye condition called a cataract. Under this eye condition, the lens inside the eyes gets clouded, and the patient experiences haziness of vision that cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lens, or LASIK surgery.

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Healthy Food For Good And Improved Vision

Vision is known as the supreme sense among the five senses. Did you know - the visual system does not age till 13 years and retina has highest metabolism rate in human body! This makes it all the more important to nurture it. We often look out for food to make us look beautiful. Have we ever thought how food and nutrients could help our vision? Read on to know about top food nutrients which are essential for our eyes.

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Eye Donation - Facts and Myths

The eyes being the most valuable part of our body, we must not let it go waste by burning them or burying them after death. Millions of Indians suffer from corneal blindness, which can be cured by corneal transplantation. This Cornea for transplant is made available through the eye donation programme.

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Can Lifestyle Modifications Help Control Glaucoma Progression?

People today are increasingly interested in how lifestyle choices affect health. Patients with glaucoma want to help themselves and save their sight in any way they can in addition to the medications and surgery.
The traditional view has been that lifestyle choices do not play a role in glaucoma, but several studies show that lifestyle factors can influence eye pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. There is little data, however, on whether these factors impact the development (or worsening) of glaucoma.

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A New, Painless and Safe Eye Treatment Method May Help To Fight Eye Diseases

According to the World Health Organization, about 90% of people who are visually impaired live in developing countries. The causes of blindness and visual impairment include refractive errors, corneal disorders, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, squint, eye cancer, childhood disorders etc.

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